How long is the tour?
The tour lasts around 2 hours sailing through Tarcoles River.

What does the regular tour include?
The tour includes:
-    2 hours-long Boat ride
-    Birds Brochure
-    Costa rican coffee and refreshments
-    Bilingual guide

Is the tour suitable for babies?
Yes, it is. The tour has been designed for the whole family, it is safe and enjoyable for all ages.

When does the tour operate?
The tour operates 365 days a year

What are the departure hours?
We have 4 departure hours at 8:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm. However, different hours can be arranged for private groups.

Where does the tour depart from?
It departs from our private dock located in Tarcoles, Puntarenas.

What kind of boats are there?
We count on 9 boats: 4 pontoon and 5 regular boats. All of them secured with civil risk policy. Equipped with life jackets, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, radio communication systems, speakers and microphones for guides.

Do boats have wheelchair access?
There is a ramp to provide wheelchair access to the boats.

Are the boats suitable for camera equipment?
The flat platform and enough space of pontoon boats makes them convenient to place camera equipment. On the other hand, the size of regular boats makes them suitable for sailing easily through the mangroves.

Is there a place to park?
There is a safe private parking lot within our facilities.

Are pick-up and drop-off services available?
We provide round trip transportation service from Jaco and surroundings with an additional fare.

How do I book a private group tour?
Please send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let us know the date, hour, number of people coming and and we will send you an e-mail back with the booking confirmation.


Phone: (506) 2241-1853 San José, Costa Rica / Email: info@birdwatchingtourscr.com / Reserve now >